South Dakota crime statistics indicate a total upward trend in crime based on data from 13 years when violent crime was increasing and property crime was decreasing.
Based on this report, the crime rate in South Dakota for 2018 is expected to be higher than in 2012 when the state violent crime rate was lower than the national violent crime rate
average by 16.81% and the state property crime rate was lower than the national property crime rate
average by 27.95%.
South Dakota crime rates by city (Large cities)